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Howard Presents Woman in STEM Researcher of the Year Award
June 11, 2015
Dr. Cynthia Winston-Proctor, Dr. Paula M. Whetsel-Ribeau, Dr. Georgia M. Dunston, Dr. Kimberly Jones, and Dr. Sonya T. Smith. PHOTO: Leshell Hatley HU ADVANCE-IT presented its Woman in STEM Researcher of the Year Award to Dr. ... read more »
STEM Majors Awarded $25,000 Per Year for College
June 11, 2015
Morgan Grayned, Buick Achiever from Hampton University. WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When Morgan Grayned opened the envelope from the Buick Achievers’ scholarship program and learned that she would receive $24,000 a year to attend college, ... read more »
CDU’s 31st Commencement
June 11, 2015
Messages to the Class of 2015  Keynote Speaker, Dr. Terrence James Roberts, Little Rock 9 Encourages Students to Get to Know Themselves.  When the Charles R. ... read more »
Entrepreneur, philanthropist who inspired Will Smith film to speak at Cal State L.A. commencement
June 11, 2015
Christopher Gardner Christopher Gardner, whose story is featured in “Pursuit of Happyness,” to deliver keynote address to College of Business and Economics graduates on June 12 Christopher Gardner, ... read more »
A Call to Curb Expansion of Charter Schools in Black Communities
May 28, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the expansion of charter and contract schools in Black and Latino communities across the nation. ... read more »
Congressman John Lewis tells Hampton University Graduates to ‘Get in the Way’
May 21, 2015
Hampton University graduates celebrate their accomplishments.     On May 10, Hampton University’s Armstrong Stadium was filled with sunny skies overhead and wide smiles inside for the University’s 145th Annual Commencement ceremony.  ... read more »
Xavier University Of Louisiana Announces New President
May 21, 2015
HBCU Educator Dr. C. Reynold Verret Elected on Proven Record of Leadership (Dr. C. Reynold Verret) The Board of Trustees of Xavier University of Louisiana recently announced that it has unanimously elected Dr. ... read more »
CSU Dominguez Hills to Bestow Honorary Doctorate on Actor, Humanitarian Forest Whitaker
May 14, 2015
Academy Award-winning actor and renowned social activist Forest Whitaker will return to his hometown of Carson on May 16 to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from California State University, ... read more »
West Basin Recognizes Local Students for Water Conservation Artwork
May 14, 2015
More than 400 entries submitted to art contest illustrates vital water conservation messages On April 27,  the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors presented awards to 15 grand prize and honorable mention winners to local students for the annual “Water is Life” Student Art Contest. ... read more »
US Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, provides keys to success for FMU graduates
May 14, 2015
(Courtesy Photo) “Today I want to share with you some lessons I have learned in the last 36 years since I sat where you sit today.“ That was the message given to the 2015 Spring graduates brought by United States Secretary of Homeland Security, ... read more »
New Congressional Caucus Champions HBCUs
May 14, 2015
Representative Alma Adams (D-N.C.), shown here, partnered with Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) to launch the Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus. (Courtesy Photo) A little help may be on the way for historically Black colleges and universities struggling against falling financial support and an increasingly skeptical public. ... read more »
Manifest Justice Gallery
May 11, 2015
Manifest: Justice, a socially conscious exhibit at the Baldwin Hills Theatre, closed recently. It opened on May 1 uniting artists and activists with over 200 pieces igniting dialogue about healthy communities, ... read more »
USC Black Actors Union hosts Diversity Initiative Showcase
May 7, 2015
Panelists from left to right Trey Haley, Veronica Nichols, Mimi Mayer, Shawn Brogan, Lisa London, Charles Stone III, Erich Smith, and Geno Brooks. (Jay Dent/Black Actors Union)  The University of Southern California (USC) Black Actors Union (BAU) hosted the 2015 Diversity Initiative Showcase at the Montgomery Fisher Ross School of Social Work on April 30. ... read more »
Obama pushes reading through e-book, library initiatives
May 1, 2015
President Barack Obama, sitting next to 6th-grader Osman Yaya, a student at Wicomico County Public Schools’ Bennett Middle School in Salisbury, Md., speaks at Anacostia Library in Washington, ... read more »
Bill Duke Youth Media Camp Accepting Applications
May 1, 2015
Actor/ Director Bill Duke, founder and CEO Duke Media Foundation   Applications are currently being accepted from youth ages 14 thru 18 for the Bill Duke Youth Media Camp sponsored by the Duke Media Foundation.  ... read more »
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